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motor grader

[′mōd·ər ‚grād·ər]
(mechanical engineering)

motor grader

A dirt-moving machine for leveling and planing the surface to fine tolerances by means of a blade (or moldboard) than can be set and held at precise slope and elevation. Controls at the operator’s station raise and lower, turn, and tilt the moldboard.
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Under the agreement, HIDROMEK will purchase MHI's operations in motor graders, construction machinery used for land grading.
Caterpillar's plant at 9201 Faulkner Lake Road in North Little Rock is one of five companyfacilities that manufacture road graders, also known as motor graders.
Making the new Cummins QSB Tier 3 engines standard on all of our motor graders from smallest to largest is a major step for Champion as we move forward in meeting the EPA's emissions requirements," said Bryan Abernathy, executive vice president at Champion Motor Graders.
Before the ordinance, the city had 10 plow units--five motor graders and five front-end loaders.
According to Case, its B Series motor graders are becoming increasingly successful in the region for their ability to deliver high productivity in all environments.
Using the above to consider the coverage requirement for all motor graders for a total of 30 km of haul roads, the following will be the case, assuming 11 working hours per shift:
Alongside the G9260, SDLG showcased a wide variety of the excavators, wheel loaders, motor graders, road rollers and backhoe loaders that it now delivers to more than 80 countries worldwide.
company is currently interviewing the first wave of candidates who will manufacture Caterpillar motor graders, those huge machines used in road construction, in 2010, said Caterpillar spokesman Jim Dugan.
In North America, motor grader demand fell just 5% last year and was down only 8% from the peak market in 2006.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-7 July 2004-Volvo Construction Equipment divests compact motor grader product line(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Adding 3D-MC2 to a motor grader, O'Connor said, allows the control system to immediately sense any changes in the cutting edge position and make corrections up to 100 times per second, providing "superior stability and smoothness when finish grading.
Simformotion, a developer of heavy-equipment simulator training solutions, recently released its new Cat Simulators M-Series motor grader system.